Lisboasaurus

Name: Lisboasaurus.
Phonetic: Liz-bo-ah-sor-us.
Named By: J.‭ ‬Seiffert‭ ‬-‭ ‬1975.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha.
Species: L.‭ ‬estesi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Uncertain.
Known locations: Portugal‭ ‬-‭ ‬Alcobaça Formation.
Time period: Kimmeridgian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Maxilla.

       Lisboasaurus is a genus of crocodylomorph that lived in Portugal during the late Jurassic.‭ ‬A former species of Lisboasaurus,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬mitracostatus,‭ ‬has now been re-assigned to its own genus,‭ ‬Lusitanisuchus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Upper Jurassic lizards from central Portugal.‭ ‬Contribuição para o conhecimento da Fauna do Kimerridgiano da Mina de Lignito Guimarota‭ (‬Leiria,‭ ‬Portugal‭)‬.‭ ‬Serviços Geológicos de Portugal,‭ ‬Memória‭ (‬Nova Série‭) ‬22:7-85.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Seiffert‭ ‬-‭ ‬1975.
-‭ ‬Lusitanisuchus,‭ ‬a new generic name for Lisboasaurus mitracostatus‭ (‬Crocodylomorpha:‭ ‬Mesoeucrocodylia‭)‬,‭ ‬with a description of new remains from the Upper Jurassic‭ (‬Kimmeridgian‭) ‬and Lower Cretaceous‭ (‬Berriasian‭) ‬of Portugal.‭ ‬Canadian Journal of Earth Science‭ ‬41‭(‬10‭)‬:1259‭–‬1271.‭ ‬-‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Schwarz‭ & ‬R.‭ ‬Fechner‭ ‬-‭ ‬2004.



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